Culture
Qatar & France
Zeina & Sara 6A
Contents
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Qatar
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Map of Qatar 
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Traditional
sports in Qatar
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Traditional
Ceremonies in
Qatar
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Traditional
Food in Qatar
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Traditional
Clothes in
Qatar
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Map of France
Traditional
Food in
France
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Traditional
Clothes in
France
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Traditional
sports in
France
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Traditional
Ceremonies in
France
Qatar
Map of Qatar
Traditional sports in
Qatar
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Sports -important role in Qatar.
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Qatar hosted The Asian Games,
Qatar Masters.
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Is going to host FIFA 2022
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Traditional sport, such as camel racing,
and horse races
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International sports, such as tennis, golf, etc.
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Football is popular in Qatar
Traditional Ceremonies in
Qatar
 On the 18th of December National Day
 Camel owner makes ceremony if camel wins race
Traditional Food in Qatar
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The most popular food in Qatar is mutton
and lamb along with cow and goat milk from
yogurt.
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Dates are eaten daily for Qataris, very
healthy.
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Use hands to eat, three fingers.
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Majbos and Haris are also popular foods
in Qatar
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Qatar traded food with India for many years, they
get some of their food from there.
Traditional Clothes in
Qatar
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Men wear Thobes, Ghutra, and Ogaal
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A dress like cloth that comes in different colors
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The Ghutra is cloth folded and placed on the
head
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The Ogaal is a black or brown rope-like coil place on
top of the Ghutra
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Woman cover their hair
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They wear an abaya
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Some women cover their faces with
a black cloth
France
Map of France
Traditional Food in
France
 Most common desserts in France is the
Éclair.
 Are famous eating frog legs and snails.
They eat cassoulet and ratatouille which they say
Is easy to prepare.
 There are also other desserts like crème brulee
Crepes.
Traditional Clothes in
France
 Scarves that are knotted, knitted, and made of
wool.
 Sneakers worn in winter and summer. Slim
colorful ones. They were sandals in hot
summers.
 Striped shirts are common in France, as well as
sweaters
 The little black dress is usual, and so are Sun
Dresses.
Traditional sports in
France
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One of the most popular sports of France are
football, handball, rugby, basketball, and tennis.
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There are cycling races that cover 2,235 miles
in 3 weeks.
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French people enjoy walking in the sunshine to
worship the sun.
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Parkour is a sport that the French play, it is a form of
free running with jumping leaping and climbing. It is a non
competitive sport.
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Boules is when a group of people throw a heavy ball and try to
get each other out of the game.
Traditional Ceremonies in
France
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In France people have 11 celebrations a
year.
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They celebrate
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New Year’s Day 1st of Jan
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Labor Day 1st of May
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WWII Victory Day 8th of May
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Bastille Day 14th of Jul
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All Saints Day 1st Nov
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Armistice Day 11th Nov
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Christmas Day (Noël) 25th of Dec
Differences between Qatar
and France
 Qatari architecture is more cultural,
French is more to the time it was built
 French culture is more open, Qatari
culture is more conservative
 Climate is also very different in winter
 Traditional foods are also different
Similarities between Qatar
and France
 Qatari and French people both have very defined
cultures.
 Summer temperatures are about the same, excluding
humidity
Bibliography
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http://www.middleeasthub.com/qatar/sports/
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/alwab/4196426532/
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http://www.mapsofworld.com/qatar/people-culture-festivals/food.html
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http://people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/national-traditions/frenchtradition6.htm
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http://www.videojug.com/film/parkour-tic-tac
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http://www.discoverfrance.net/France/DF_holidays.shtml
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http://www.ehow.com/about_5059025_type-clothing-french-wear.html
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http://www.europe-cities.com/en/660/france/eating-out/dishes/
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